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A Regional Challenge

Collaborating with the Zambezi Prize

The Legatum Center’s Zambezi Prize and the IIC are MIT’s two premier award programs in Africa. The Zambezi Prize awards prizes to ventures contributing to Financial Inclusion, one of the four IIC Award Categories. The Zambezi Prize Winner will proceed to the IIC Global Grand Prize Celebration at MIT, along with the IIC Africa Winners.

If your organization plans to apply to the IIC Africa in the “Financial Inclusion” award category, you must submit an application to the Zambezi Prize. (The IIC will not be accepting “Financial Inclusion” applications.) Click here to learn more and apply to the Zambezi Prize.

Timeline

Feb 01, 2018 Registration Opens
February
March
April
May
Jun 01, 2018 Registration Deadline
Jun 17, 2018 Application Deadline
Jun 18, 2018 Administrative Review
Jun 25, 2018 Judge Evaluation Period
June
Jul 24, 2018 Finalist Validation Period
July
Aug 31, 2018 IIC Africa Celebration
August
September
October
Nov 08, 2018 Global Grand Prize Gala
November
Nov 08, 2018 - Global Grand Prize Gala

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IIC Africa Celebration

The IIC Africa Regional Finalists will gather in Nairobi, Kenya in conjunction with the MIT Legatum Center’s Open Mic Africa Summit, where Zambezi Prize Winners and MIT IIC Regional Winners will be celebrated

  • August/September 2018

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